As a Marine, Phillipp saw combat in Vietnam

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The American Legion is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2019. In addition to national and statewide activities commemorating this milestone, American Post 328 of St. Joseph is planning a number of festive and patriotic activities for the community.   One of those special events will be profiles of St. Joseph-area veterans published in each Newsleader during 2019. The Newsleader is joining

Lions gear up for Spring Cleanup

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by Mike Knaak editor@thenewsleaders.com It’s time to start gathering your unused, unwanted or broken items for recycling. The Sartell Lions Annual Spring Cleanup will take place from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 27 at the Sartell Middle School parking lot. The Lions will accept just about anything for recycling except hazardous waste or prescription drugs. Fees are charged to recycle items.

Police chief honors 10 with awards

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Ten people were honored with Lifesaving Awards and one man was given a Meritorious Service Award by Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes at the April 8 City Council meeting. The meritorious award was presented to Reserve Sgt. Todd Ackerman. The honorees of the lifesaving awards are four police officers (Shelby Lane, Jill Lundquist, John Batterberry, Nate

Sartell firefighters have safe, productive 2018

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com Sometimes zeros mean good news, as the row after row of zeroes show in the annual Sartell Fire Department report presented to the City Council at its April 8 meeting. In 2018, there were no intentionally set fires; there were no fire fatalities; there were no injuries from smoke inhalation; no fractures, no falls, no firefighters

Knotty Paws relocates to east side

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by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com There will be new signs of thriving life in May when Knotty Paws, a pet-grooming and pet-supply business, reopens at its new location – the rather forlorn-looking former convenience store building on Benton Drive across from the paper mill site. The site and building used to be home to the Benton Mini-Serv convenience store and gas

Academic Triathlon team competes at state

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contributed photoThe seventh/eighth-grade Academic Triathlon team of (from left) Taylor Chaika, Isabelle Schlangen and Lydia Wilson competed at the state meet in Woodbury on April 6. Taylor earned an honorable mention for a Mary Ann Berdan Creativity Award. Two Sartell Middle School teams tied for first at regions March 1. This team won the tie-breaker for the opportunity to compete

Sartell senior wins Grand Prize at juried exhibition

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Gillian Orth, a Sartell High School senior, won the Grand Prize at the Paramount Center for the Arts’ High School Juried Art Exhibition on March 29 with her piece, He Walks You Home. Deb Rollings, Gillian’s Advanced Placement art teacher who selected works from four high school students for the competition, said, “it was pretty obvious from when Gillian was